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Civil Engineers and Engineering in Britain, 1600-1830 By A. W. Skempton

Civil Engineers and Engineering in Britain, 1600-1830
by A. W. Skempton

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This volume is concerned with the development of civil engineering in Britain, from the mid-16th to the mid-19th century. After a new introductory essay, the author looks at the engineers themselves, their careers, and their emergence as a recognised profession.
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Civil Engineers and Engineering in Britain, 1600-1830 by A. W. Skempton

This volume is concerned with the development of civil engineering in Britain, from the mid-16th to the mid-19th century. After a new introductory essay, the author looks at the engineers themselves, their careers, and their emergence as a recognised profession.

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Engineers of the English river navigations, 1620-1760; the negineers of Sunderland harbour, 1718-1817; early members of the Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers; the publication of Smeaton's reports; the engineering works of John Grundy (1719-1783); William Chapman (1743-1832), civil engineer; engineering on the English river navigations to 1760; engineering on the Thames navigation, 1770-1845; Samuel Wyatt and the Albion Mill; William Strutt's cotton mills, 1793-1812; engineering in the Port of London, 1789-1808; engineering in the port of London, 1808-1834.

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GOR009966942
Civil Engineers and Engineering in Britain, 1600-1830 by A. W. Skempton
A. W. Skempton
Variorum Collected Studies
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-12-19
362
0860785785
9780860785781
N/A
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